Haryana Forest Flora
A Comprehensive Database of Ligneous Plants of Haryana (India)
Designed & Developed by Bioinformatics Centre,Forest Research Institute, Dehradun

Complete Taxonomic details of Species: Ficus elastica Roxb. ex Hornem.

Family: Moraceae Genus: Ficus Species: Ficus elastica Roxb. ex Hornem.( रबर प्लांट )






Synonym Ficus elastica var. Belgica L.H.Bailey & E.Z.Bailey, Ficus karet (Miq.) King, Ficus skytinodermis Summerh Flower Color Greenish
Common Name Indian Rubber Tree Flower Type Hypanthodium
English / Trade Name Rubber Tree, Rubber Plant, India Rubber Tree, Indian Rubber Bush Flowering Period Jan-Dec
Vernacular /Local Name Rubber Tree Fruiting Period Jan-March
Altitude Up to 1000m. Fruit Type Syconium
Habit Tree Fruit Details The small stalkless, yellow- green oval figs, 1 cm long, grow in pairs.
Habitat Cultivated Bark Type Smooth
Distribution Native to NE India, the eastern Himalayas, and SE Asia ution Bark Details Smooth in texture and greenish-brown in solour
Distribution in Haryana Ambala, Bhiwani, Faridabad, Fatehabad, Gurgaon, Hisar, Jhajjar, Jind, Kaithal, Karnal, Kurukshetra, M. Garh, Mewat, Morni-Pinjore, Palwal, Panipat, Rewari, Rohtak, Sirsa, Sonepat, Yamuna Nagar Origin Exotic
    Leaf Type Simple
    Leaf Arrangement Alternate (leaves born singly along stem)
    Leaf Shape Ovate
Description of Species Tree up to 40 m tall.Leaves broad shiny oval, develop inside a reddish sheath at the tip of branches. Flower hypanthodium. Fruit within The small stalkless, yellow-green oval figs, Syconium. Leaf Details Leaves broad shiny oval, develop inside a reddish sheath at the tip of branches

Specimen's Details / Live Plants Details